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Title: Scots pine in eastern Nebraska: A provenance study
Author: Read, Ralph A.;
Source: Res. Pap. RM-78. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experimental Station. 13 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Description: Seedling progenies of 36 rangewide provenances of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) were established in a field test in eastern Nebraska. Results in growth and other characteristics after 8 years reveal that (1) southern origins bordering the Mediterranean grow slowly to moderately fast and remain dark green in winter, (2) central European origins grow very fast and turn yellowish green in winter, (3) northern origins grow slowly and turn very yellow in winter. Southern origins are therefore recommended for Christmas trees; fast growing central European origins are recommended for windbreaks; and the northern origins recommended as special-purpose ornamentals.
Keywords: Keywords: Pinus sylvestris, provenances, growth, Christmas trees, windbreaks, ornamentals
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Read, Ralph A. 1971. Scots pine in eastern Nebraska: A provenance study. Res. Pap. RM-78. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experimental Station. 13 p.
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